actively actively  /ˈæk tɪv li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an active manner

Usage(s):

  1. Britain's domestic intelligence agency now not only welcomes, but actively seeks, gay applicants.
  2. He actively supported Bosnian Serb efforts to purge Bosnian Muslims in order to create an ethnically pure Serbian state in Bosnia.
  3. Not surprisingly, they became actively involved in the budding United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers Union.

News

  1. The Government's Losing Its War on Leaks

    The United States government is actively investigating a broad array of groups: members of the media, Wikileaks activists, foreign nationals, its own employees. Its goal is to curtail leaks of classified information and the terror attacks it argues that the leaks facilitate.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. The Wrong Kind Of Diversification

    Asset class diversification is a good thing because it lowers the potential for a large loss. However, diversifying actively managed mutual funds within an asset class is a bad thing because it decreases the already low probability for outperforming a comparable portfolio of all index funds. If you can?t buy index funds, then pick one active fund per asset class and hope for the best.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Inside James Gandolfini's Final Hours

    James Gandolfini was actively enjoying his family vacation without any reported signs of heart trouble right up to his final hours, according to new details released by the actor's family spokesman.        
    on June 24, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "Multiple intelligence estimates have warned that al Qaeda is actively planning attacks on the US homeland from its safe-haven in Pakistan," Obama said, adding that many nations, including NATO partners and also countries like Iran and China,...
    on Mar 27, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

  2. "Stimulus that comes too late will not help support economic activity in the near term, and it could be actively destabilizing if it comes at a time when growth is already improving," Bernanke said.
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "One thing I've assured both gentlemen is that the United States will be actively engaged in the process," Bush said. "We will use our power to help you as you come up with the necessary decisions to lay out a Palestinian state that will live...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Guardian Unlimited

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